Foreign candidates apply using the electronic application form available on the website of the Faculty (Enrolment application for study: http://portal.evs.gov.si/prijava/?locale=en) which needs to be printed out, signed and sent, together with compulsory annexes to the following address:
Graduate School of Government and European Studies,
Predoslje 39, 4000 Kranj, Slovenia

LEVEL I: Undergraduate study programmes:

Public Administration

  • Duration: 3 years
  • ECTS: 180
  • Short programme description: The programme provides students with knowledge necessary for working position in public administration: working in national administration, communal administration, working at public authorities and also with public service providers. The programme offers a wide interdisciplinary proficiency to all who wish to get employed in the institutions of the European Union and in private sector, which needs experts for cooperation with the national and international institutions.
  • More information at: fds.si.

Administrative Law

  • Duration: 3 years
  • ECTS: 180
  • Short programme description: It offers students a wide legal knowledge, which enables employment as well at home as abroad. Lectures are focused on current social topics from different areas such as regulation of state, self-governed local communities, organizations of public administration, administrative procedure law, tax law, European constitutional law etc. The programme offers interdisciplinary proficiency for working in the institutions of the European Union and in private sector.
  • More information at: fds.si.

Your application should include the following compulsory annexes*:

  • the original or a certified copy of proof of having obtained the appropriate secondary education,
  • the original or a certified copy of the certificate of graduation, a copy of an identity document,
  • the original or a certified copy of exams for possible recognition of exams at the Faculty.

*All the above mentioned documents must be submitted also translated into Slovenian.

Recognition of education process

Foreign citizens who have completed school abroad may enroll in the Graduate School of Government and European Studies if they complete the procedure of recognition of foreign education. The decision of recognition can be obtained with the recognition process in the application form.

LEVEL II: Master's study programmes:

Public Administration

  • Duration: 2 years
  • ECTS: 120
  • Short programme description: The programme provides students with knowledge necessary for working position in public administration. Students of our school gain working positions in official working positions in state administration authorities, communal administration, public authorities and also with public service providers. There is an excellent academic assembly represented by primary experts with practical experience, who carry out the programme.
  • More information at: fds.si.

International and Diplomatic Studies

  • Duration: 2 years
  • ECTS: 120
  • Short programme description: The programme enables employment in international institutions such as EU, UN, NATO, OECD, whose member is also Slovenia. Lectures are focused on current social topics from different areas such as international law, diplomacy, international economic and finance law, relations, global governance and making business, international situation and external policy etc. There is an excellent academic assembly represented by primary experts with practical experience, who carry out the programme.
  • More information at: fds.si.

Your application should include the following compulsory annexes*:

  • the original or certified copy of proof of appropriate undergraduate education,
  • the original or certified copy of graduation certificate with graduation grade,
  • the original or certified copy of certificate of grade point average from undergraduate studies,
  • a copy of an identity document,
  • the original of parent institution ‘s consent for parallel enrollment,
  • the original or a certified copy of confirmation of passed exams for recognition of exams at the Faculty.

*All the above mentioned documents must be submitted also translated into Slovenian.

Recognition of education process

Foreign citizens who have completed school abroad may enroll in the Graduate School of Government and European Studies if they complete the procedure of recognition of foreign education. The decision of recognition can be obtained with the recognition process in the application form.

LEVEL III: Doctoral Study:

Public Administration

  • Duration: 3 years
  • ECTS: 120
  • Short programme description: The programme enables students to broaden their knowledge in their expert area. Students learn about independent research in legal sphere. They gain knowledge which helps them solve complex problems in public administration. This increases employment possibility. Students gain broad legal knowledge enabling employment at home and abroad. Lectures are focused on current social topics from different areas such as constitutional basis of public law, administrative theories and theories of administrative systems.
  • More information at: fds.si.

International and Diplomatic Studies

  • Duration: 3 years
  • ECTS: 120
  • Short programme description: Lectures are focused on current social topics from different areas such as external policy and international law, diplomacy and diplomatic law and international situation. Graduates can get employed in all working positions where qualifications of international relations and diplomacy are requested. They can be employed in all countries that are members of the EU. A successfully completed doctoral study at the Graduate School of Government and European Studies will enable a direct mutual recognition of the qualification among state parties with the Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications in the European Region – Lisbon Convention (Official Journal of Slovenia – International contracts. Nr. 14/99).
  • More information at: fds.si.

Your application should include the following compulsory annexes*:

  • the original or certified copy of diploma or certificate of completion of undergraduate studies,
  • the original or certified copy of diploma or certificate of completion of postgraduate studies,
  • the original or certified copy of confirmation of passed exams at undergraduate studies with grade point average and diploma grade,
  • the original or certified copy of confirmation of passed exams at postgraduate studies with grade point average and diploma grade,
  • a copy of personal document,
  • the original or certified copy of confirmation of passed exams for potential recognition of exams,
  • the original of parent institution ‘s consent for parallel enrollment,

*All the above mentioned documents must be submitted also translated into Slovenian.

Recognition of education process

Foreign citizens who have completed school abroad may enroll in the Graduate School of Government and European Studies if they complete the procedure of recognition of foreign education. The decision of recognition can be obtained with the recognition process in the application form.